El puercoespín | The Porcupine (Editorial Anagrama, 1994; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: El puercoespín | The Porcupine. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1994. Pp. 174. 20 cm. Translated by Francisco Javier Calzada. ISBN: 8433906429. (Spanish).

El puercoespín | The Porcupine (Nevsky Prospects, 2011; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: El puercoespín | The Porcupine. Madrid: Nevsky Prospects, 2011. Pp. 234. 22 cm. Translated by Marian Womack. ISBN: 9788493824648. (Spanish).

Brown paper wraps with red and black geometric illustrations to front, back, and flaps. Features red end pages, as shown. Contains an introduction by Víctor Andresco. This edition is No. 3 in the Colección Perspectivas series.

El ruido del tiempo | The Noise of Time (Editorial Anagrama, 2016; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: El ruido del tiempo | The Noise of Time. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2016. Pp. 199. 22 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433979551. (Spanish).

The example featured above is the second printing of the Spanish translation of Julian Barnes’s novel The Noise of Time. It features a red wrap-around promotional band that also states the copy is a second edition.

The example below is the third printing of the same edition. In addition to the copyright page, the promotional band also states the edition.

Arthur & George (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Arthur & George. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2017. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433973245. (Spanish).

The second printing of Editorial Anagrama’s “Compactos” edition was published in April 2017. The first printing was in June 2008.

Niveles de vida | Levels of Life (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Niveles de vida | Levels of Life. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2017. 21 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433960023. (Spanish).

This example is the first Compact edition of Levels of Life, published in June 2017.

El sentido de un final | The Sense of an Ending (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: El sentido de un final | The Sense of an Ending. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama Compactos, 2017. Pp. 186. 21 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433977373. (Spanish).

This example of the “Compactos” edition is the third printing published in July 2017.

Nada que temer | Nothing to Be Frightened of (Editorial Anagrama, 2010; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Nada que temer | Nothing to Be Frightened of. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2010. Pp. 300. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433975263.(Spanish).

Hablando del asunto | Talking It Over (Compactos Anagrama, 2003; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Hablando del asunto | Talking It Over. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2003. Pp. 237. Translated by Maribel de Juan. (Spanish).

This is the second printing of the Compactos Anagrama paperback edition. The first printing of the Compactos edition was in 1999, and the third printing was in 2006.

Hablando del asunto | Talking It Over (Editorial Anagrama, 1996; Spanish)


Hablando del asunto | Talking It Over. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1996. Pp. 237 [240]. Translated by Maribel de Juan. ISBN: 84339 11864. (Spanish).

This copy stated as the fourth edition “Cuarta edición” published in February 1996. The three previous editions were published in 1993.

La mesa limón | The Lemon Table (Anagrama, 2005; Spanish | 3rd edition)


Notes on this edition: La mesa limón | The Lemon Table. Barcelona: Anagrama, 2005. Pp. 234. 22 cm. ISBN: 9788433970688. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. (Spanish).

Paper covers with French flaps. The first Anagram edition was published in April 2005, with the 2nd published in May and the 3rd edition in June. The example featured in this post is the 3rd edition, as indicated on the copyright page and the dark blue promotional band wrapped around the covers. Author photography by Jillian Edelstein.